Reported Annual Crime In Olathe

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOlathe/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,349n/a (estimate)1,7283,0762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOlathe/100k peopleKansas/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a0.73.85.3
Rape45n/a33.145.140.4
Robbery31n/a22.857.5102.8
Assault145n/a106.6274.0248.5
Violent crime222n/a (estimate)163380386
Burglary178n/a130.9494.1468.9
Theft1,789n/a1,315.71,962.91,745.0
Vehicle theft160n/a117.7238.6236.9
Property crime2,127n/a (estimate)1,5642,6962,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Olathe, KS is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Olathe, KS. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Olathe, KS averages 44% lower than the rest of Kansas while the rate of crime on a national scale is 39% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Olathe, KS is 57% lower than the average rate of crime in Kansas and 58% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 42% lower than the remainder of the state of Kansas and 36% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Olathe, KS area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cleveland, MO643000
Lake Quivira, KS9570106106
Fairway, KS3,94650677727
Wellsville, KS1,7860773773
Prairie Village, KS21,730501,0111,061
Mission Hills, KS3,55501,1321,132
Leawood, KS32,842851,1271,212
Olathe, KS129,9131631,5641,728

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Olathe is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.73 daily crimes that occur in Olathe.
  • Olathe is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Olathe you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Olathe has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Olathe (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Olathe, KS per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Kansas and on a national level. In Olathe, KS the total number of daily crimes is 1.78 times less than the Kansas average and 1.64 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Olathe, KS is 2.33 times less than the Kansas average and 2.37 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Olathe, KS has a daily crime rate that is 1.72 times less than the Kansas average and 1.57 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Olathe (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Olathe, KS area in comparison to other Kansas communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Olathe, KS being safer than 54% of cities in Kansas and 61% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Kansas cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Olathe, KS. In conclusion, Olathe, KS now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Olathe

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Olathe is 1 in 613
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Olathe is 1 in 64
The chance of being a victim of crime in Olathe is 1 in 58
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Olathe, KS? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Olathe, KS, you have a 1 in 613 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 64. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Olathe, KS is 1 in 58.

Year Over Year Crime In Olathe (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Olathe, KS is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Olathe, KS has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 24% in Olathe, KS, while property crimes in Olathe, KS have not changed. Crimes in total for Olathe, KS have increased by 2% year over year.

Olathe police department

ItemOlatheKansasNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2045,262556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.53.3

Sex offenders in Kansas

StateTotal offendersKansas /100KNational /100K
Kansas7,716279222
There are a total of 7,716 sex offenders in Kansas. This yields a total of 279 sex offenders in Kansas per 100,000 residents which is 26% greater than the national average.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Frisco, TX130,499771,4681,546
New Haven, CT130,5539354,2115,145
Sterling Heights, MI130,6041831,1421,324
Columbia, SC131,3318305,4836,313
Miramar, FL128,4143181,9532,271
Olathe, KS129,9131631,5641,728
Source: The Olathe, KS crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.